Public Health

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Fighting For Space

How a Group of Drug Users Transformed One City's Struggle with Addiction

North America is in the grips of a drug epidemic. While deaths across the continent soar, Travis Lupick’s Fighting for Space explains the concept of harm reduction as a crucial component of … 408 View

Health and Wealth

How Social and Economic Factors Affect Our Well-Being

This book looks at the well-known link between social equality and the health and well-being of a country’s population, with a Canadian perspective and using Canadian data. As of 1999, when … 136 View

Medicare

Facts, Myths, Problems & Promise

Most health care professionals are committed to the principles of medicare, and so are most other Canadians. Yet everyone recognizes that the health care system has serious problems, and often … ; View

Secret Life of Your Microbiome

Why Nature and Biodiversity are Essential to Health and Happiness

The Secret Life of Your Microbiome presents a revolutionary new paradigm, backed by vast science; we’re deeply connected to the biodiversity of nature through our microbiomes — the … ; 387 View
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Health of the Population

From: Health and Wealth

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A discussion of Canadian policies and pracices around the promotion of a healthy population in Canada in the 1990s, with context on activities elsewhere in the developed world in the same time period. 22 $2.20 Add
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Introduction

A Meeting of Hearts, Minds and Microbiomes

From: Secret Life of Your Microbiome

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For centuries, humans have seen nature as something we must dominate, conquer, and tame, progressively eroding the natural resilience of ecosystems, with the loss of many species more vulnerable … ; 10 $1.00 Add
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Introduction

From: Fighting For Space

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In America today, overdose deaths are the highest they have ever been. Heroin has reached the middle class and suburban America. At the same time, public opinion has turned against the war on … 18 $0.18 Add
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Preface

From: Medicare

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Gives a definition of Medicare so as to pinpoint the difference between the term in Canada and the US, a brief history of Medicare in Canada, outlines the conference in 2007 that led to this book. ; 7 $0.70 Add
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Inequalities in Health

From: Health and Wealth

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An overview of the health of the Canadian population in the late 1990s, and the impact on health of income, education, poverty, race, housing conditions, and unemployment. Aboriginal health … 56 $5.60 Add
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SOS Medicare:

A (Cautionary) Tale of Two Conferences

From: Medicare

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Discusses the 2 SOS Medicare Conferences and the importance of Public Health ; 8 $0.80 Add
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Toledo, Ohio

From: Fighting For Space

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The city of Toledo, Ohio, wakes up to a growing ‘public health crisis’. In 2014, over a thousand people died of heroin-related overdoses in the state of Ohio. A disproportionate … 20 $0.40 Add
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Surviving the Dysbiosphere

From: Secret Life of Your Microbiome

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The international statistics on mental health in developed nations are troubling to say the least. In the United States 25 percent of the adult population reports having a mental illness in a … ; 35 $3.50 Add
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The Policy Challenge

From: Health and Wealth

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Public policy proposals for Canada at the turn of the 21st century that would improve the overall levels of health of the population, and reduce illness and disease, by focusing on the social and … 36 $3.60 Add
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The Struggle — at Home and in the World — for Health Care as a Human Right

From: Medicare

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discusses the need for social justice and equality in terms of public health and democratic socialism 13 $1.30 Add
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Meet Your Maestro

The Immune System

From: Secret Life of Your Microbiome

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Although it is often said that the brain is the final frontier in medicine, we contend that it is actually the immune system. Only now are we beginning to understand the ways in which the immune … ; 34 $3.40 Add
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The Douglas Legacy and the Future of Medicare

From: Medicare

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Discusses Tommy Douglas’s lasting legacy as a political leader through his introduction of universal health care ; 8 $0.80 Add